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In Memoriam: Jake Page, Prolific Author and Editor

Rio Nuevo Publishers regrets the recent passing of Jake Page, an editor and author of more than fifty books, friend, and colleague to many in the book business for half a century. Born in Boston in 1936, James Keena “Jake” … Continue reading

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Uprising: Writing About the Only Successful Native American Revolution

By Jim Turner “That day in August, the Pueblo people of the northern Rio Grande and points west exploded in fury, rising up to drive the Spanish military, colonists, and Franciscan missionaries all the way back into New Spain (today’s … Continue reading

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Heard Museum review of Uprising

  The Heard Museum has published a review of Jake Page’s new book Uprising in their July–September 2014 issue of Earth Song. Reviewer Lynn Bullock writes that the “Pueblo Revolt of 1680 is probably one of the least-known events in … Continue reading

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Jake Page Part Two: From Stolen Hopi Gods to Do Cats Hear with Their Paws?

By Jim Turner Part One of Jake’s story followed him through grade school and college, his first professional editing job for Anchor Books, and finally his unexpected career turn working for the Natural History Press. From 1963 to 1970, Jake … Continue reading

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Uprising review in New Mexico Magazine

Uprising, by Jake Page, was reviewed in New Mexico Magazine’s May issue. Here is an excerpt, read the full review here. Jake Page . . . has executed an illuminating shift of perspective in his retelling of the Pueblo Revolt of … Continue reading

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Reviews in Tucson Weekly

Tucson Weekly recently reviewed three Rio Nuevo books. Excerpts are included below. Follow the links for the full reviews. Modern Southwest Cooking: Seriously Delicious Inventions, by Ryan Clark A collection of dieter’s-resolve-busting recipes featuring ingredients of the Southwest . . … Continue reading

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Read an excerpt from the newly released book: Uprising

The following is an excerpt from Jake Page’s new book, Uprising: The Pueblo Indians and the First American War for Religious Freedom. Chapter 10: Preparing for Rebellion The wholesale arrest and humiliation of forty-seven spiritual leaders of the pueblos in … Continue reading

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Uprising by Jake Page is here!

Uprising: The Pueblo Indians and the First American War for Religious Freedom, by Jake Page, is now available at your favorite bookseller! This book is one of the most comprehensive on a critical event in Native American history, and the … Continue reading

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